2021 Veleta Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Sherry Vinegar Combo (6 pk)
2021 Veleta Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Sherry Vinegar Combo (6 pk)
3 - 500 ml bottles of Veleta 2021 Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 - 375 ml bottles of Veleta Premium Sherry Vinegar
NOTE: The Lechin olives are currently in harvest. After milling and decanting for several weeks the fresh oil will be shipped to the US.
2021 Veleta Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Distinctive Spanish EVOO made from the rare Lechin de Granada olives. Our Olive Oil is handmade at Dominio Buenavista in Ugijar, Granada, Spain. Our olive trees are hundreds of years old and must be hand picked never machine harvested. We harvest and are processed within 2 hours of harvest. Veleta olive oil is made in a clean, modern technique to assure the highest quality olive oil. It is unfiltered and decanted one to two months before bottling. Sediment in the bottle is normal and does not detract from the quality of our oil.
Tasting notes: Smooth buttery sensations, with hints of herbs and mountain grass. It contains a slight grip but has no harsh notes or raspy qualities. An elegant Extra Virgin Olive Oil suitable for dipping alone or with herbs, base for all types of cooking, excellent replacement for butter on corn on the cob, baked potatoes, salad or in your favorite recipes. Taste is clean and fresh!
Best if used by end of 2023.
Veleta Sherry Vinegar
Sherry Vinegar is a key ingredient in Spanish cuisine. Made from one of Spain's top Sherry vinegar producers selected and privately labeled for Veleta. Certified by Vinagres de Jerez and aged a minimum of 6 years in the famous Solera blending process. This assures uniform aging and consistent flavors.
Sherry vinegar (Spanish: Vinagres de Jerez) is a gourmet wine vinegar made from Sherry. It is produced in the Spanish province of Cádiz and inside the triangular area between the city of Jerez de la Frontera and towns of Sanlúcar de Barrameda and El Puerto de Santa María, known as the "sherry triangle".
In the Spain, to be designated and named vinagre de Jerez, by law the Sherry vinegar must undergo ageing in oak barrels for a minimum of six months, can only be aged within the "sherry triangle" and must have a minimum of 7 degrees acidity. Most Sherry Vinegar is aged using the same solera system as the Sherry wines and Brandy de Jerez.
Sherry Vinegar is used extensively in both Spanish and French cuisine. In 2008 France was the largest market for sherry vinegar. In Spain, Sherry Vinegar is used in Gazpachos, and other cold soups as well as a garnish for stews such as cocido or lentils, used on salads or and accompaniment to tapas. Sherry Vinegar is also used to add zest and subtle nuances to sauces and dressings. Vinaigrette made from sherry Vinegar is particularly flavorful compared to vinaigrette made from standard wine vinegar and match well an array of your favorite recipes.